Dermatology

The AJMC® Dermatology compendium is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights for diseases related to the skin, hair, and nails.

Advocate Speaks on Critical Research Needs in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

August 20th 2022, 6:05pm

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Brindley Brooks, who founded HS Connect (HSconnect.org), a patient advocacy group for those affected with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), spoke on key areas of HS comprehension and management that warrant further investigation in clinical research.

Real-world Data Confirm Early Efficacy of Anti-IL-17A Inhibitors for Psoriasis

August 17th 2022, 12:18pm

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Treatment with anti-interleukin (IL)-17A inhibitors for psoriasis consistently improved outcomes across primary and secondary endpoints compared with all other approved biologics, and researchers also found differences between anti-IL-17A inhibitors.

Advocate Speaks on Prior Authorization, Insurance-Related Barriers for HS Treatment

August 13th 2022, 7:10pm

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Brindley Brooks, who founded HS Connect (HSconnect.org), a patient advocacy group for those affected with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), discussed step edits and other barriers to treatment caused by insurance requirements in the management of HS.

Disease Burden of Alopecia Areata Greater in Lower-Income Countries

August 11th 2022, 6:14pm

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Despite decreasing trends observed in the global burden of alopecia areata, low-income countries and ​​Western Sub-Saharan Africa regions continue to exhibit rising incidence and disability-adjusted life-years rates.

Advocate Addresses Factors Physicians Should Consider in Managing Hidradenitis Suppurativa

August 5th 2022, 4:20pm

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Brindley Brooks, who founded HS Connect (HSconnect.org), a patient advocacy group for those affected with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), spoke on the need for awareness among physicians and patients on the clinical features of HS in regard to both physical and psychosocial burdens.

Care Management Considerations for LGBTQIA Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa

August 3rd 2022, 6:20pm

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A review explores critical factors for dermatologists to consider in managing the physical and behavioral care needs of LGBTQIA patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.

Advocate Discusses Her Family's History With Hidradenitis Suppurativa

July 30th 2022, 11:15am

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The journey to a diagnosis of hidradenitis suppurativa was different for her compared with the path faced by her children, said Brindley Brooks, who founded HS Connect (HSconnect.org), a patient advocacy group for those affected with the disease.

Risk of Myocardial Infarction Greater Among Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa

July 25th 2022, 4:20pm

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An increased risk of developing myocardial infarction was observed among patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), whereas risk of cerebrovascular accident and peripheral vascular disease was comparable between those with HS and controls.

FDA Approves Ruxolitinib Cream as First Repigmentation Therapy for Vitiligo

July 19th 2022, 4:25pm

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Ruxolitinib (Opzelura) cream is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for repigmentation in patients with vitiligo.

Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia Negatively Impacts HRQOL, Say Patients

July 18th 2022, 1:33pm

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Over half of the patients (53%) included in the study indicated that frontal fibrosing alopecia had a negative impact on their health-related quality of life (HRQOL).